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By Robert Youdin PhD LCSW

"This publication has a forward-thinking orientation that displays the truth of getting older with older adults through the getting older lifestyles course... Dr. Youdin integrates a sophisticated medical social paintings perform with in-depth wisdom of evidence-based perform besides asd geriatric medication, psychiatry and gerontology." -- The Lamp

Written via a professional in gerontological social paintings and curriculum improvement, this e-book offers a wealth of scientific details for social employees and different well-being care execs who suggestions older adults. It describes a strengths-based, empowerment method of therapy that integrates conception, process, advocacy, and social coverage, and encompasses the tenets of human rights. The book's content material has been proven within the school room atmosphere for a three-year interval with complex social paintings undergraduate and graduate scholars.

The ebook examines a number of theories of getting older together with a distinction among the strengths-based person-in-environment idea and the pathologically dependent clinical version of mental difficulties. It advocates really enticing with the older buyer through the evaluation part, and discusses a number of intervention modalities. The mental build of stigma relating to getting older is tested, besides the most important psychopathological difficulties universal to older adults. The booklet additionally considers Alzheimer's disorder and dementia, clinical difficulties of older adults and co-occurring mental difficulties, substance abuse, older grownup sexuality, elder abuse, and the vulnerabilities of homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender older adults. also, the booklet addresses psychological health and wellbeing concerns bearing on residential settings and the features of dying and loss of life that provide older humans trouble. vast case experiences, studying pursuits, and dialogue questions are featured in each one bankruptcy. The booklet additionally contains an teacher packet, PowerPoint slides, and an interactive PDF.

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  • Provides a wealth of classroom-tested medical details
  • Espouses a strengths-based method of therapy that integrates conception, procedure, advocacy, and social justice
  • Consistent with social paintings mandates for a human rights concentration
  • Presents broad case stories, studying pursuits, and dialogue questions in every one bankruptcy
  • Includes an teachers packet, PowerPoint slides, and interactive PDF

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